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“Who doesn't love a Zoo!”
Review of Turtle Back Zoo

Turtle Back Zoo
Ranked #2 of 15 things to do in West Orange
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 16, 2013

The zoo was super clean and the attractions were fun and entertaining. The kids had fun petting the animals. The shows were very educational and entertaining. reasonable to get in and a fun time.

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Reviewed January 9, 2013

We visited the Turtleback Zoo late one January morning. Although some of the animals were not visible due to the cold, the animals that were out were very active making for an exciting trip. The zoo is a perfect size to get around without getting exhausted. Exhibits included animals from Australia, South America and North America. The zoo was clean and the animals seemed well taken care of. I look forward to going back during the summer when all the animals are out, the neat little train is running and the attached ropes course is open.

Thank Debralovestotravel
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Reviewed January 9, 2013

This is a petting zoo. The animals are not in cages and young children adore it. It's out in New Jersey, so unless you have relatives or parents out there don't plan to venture out while you have limited time on a visit to NY

Thank Ken K
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

I brought my grandson and the zoo was so clean with many changes since my children were younger. It was well layed out and much to do.

Thank tenacity77
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

Lived in this place when my kids were young. Get the pass, you will end up visiting often. Perfect for getting the kids out of the house for a walk in a pretty good urban zoo. Don't forget to feed the animals!!!!! or ride on the little train. Star Tavern is 10 minutes from here so you can finish off the day.

Thank NYSEski
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